42% said they would use the credit to contribute to a college fund for their child(ren)
49% said they would use the credit to purchase more or better-quality foods for their family
58% said they would use the credit to purchase clothing or other essentials for their child(ren)
67% said they would apply the credit toward housing, food, and utilities
75% said they would use the credit to save for emergencies
Extending this credit would make a huge impact on childhood poverty
PERCENT OF CHILDREN IN POVERTY
Here's a map of childhood poverty rates around the country before the expanded child tax credit
Here's what would happen if the expanded credit were made permanent
That's over 4 million children lifted out of poverty
While creating new opportunities for millions more middle-class families
Share how the Child Tax Credit has impacted you
The expanded child tax credit expired at the end 2021.
Tell Congress how the expanded child tax credit impacted you or people you know and why it’s important to you that they pass Build Back Better and make the expanded child tax credit permanent.